Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equity Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 189 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 32 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 2.06% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 30
City of London median daily rate £650 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £595 £513 £425
90th Percentile £660 £713 £651
Central London median daily rate £650 £618 £575
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.39% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,815 2,968 2,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.38% 42.00% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,137 2,339 1,897
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £722 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% +43.66% -3.77%
10th Percentile £13.13 £14.91 £13.14
90th Percentile £35.45 £41.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.98 £27.09 £18.73
% change year-on-year -29.96% +44.67% -5.17%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (96.88%) Java
3 30 (93.75%) Derivative
4 29 (90.63%) Front Office
5 27 (84.38%) Banking
6 25 (78.13%) Multithreading
7 24 (75.00%) Equities
8 21 (65.63%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.63%) Java 8
11 4 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
11 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) Migration
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.38%) .NET
12 3 (9.38%) Microservices
12 3 (9.38%) Scala
12 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (9.38%) Kotlin
13 2 (6.25%) Redux
13 2 (6.25%) BDD
13 2 (6.25%) REST
13 2 (6.25%) React
13 2 (6.25%) C#
13 2 (6.25%) HTML
13 2 (6.25%) SOAP
13 2 (6.25%) Linux

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 29 (90.63%) Front Office
2 27 (84.38%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (93.75%) Java Developer
3 25 (78.13%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) React
2 2 (6.25%) Redux
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (93.75%) Derivative
2 24 (75.00%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Equity Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Multithreading
3 21 (65.63%) Analytics
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Microservices
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 1 (3.13%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.13%) Kanban
9 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.13%) SOA
9 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Java 8
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Kotlin
3 3 (9.38%) Scala
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
5 1 (3.13%) ClojureScript
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle